The Sunday Paper Blog

January 13, 2015

Alphabet Books

In seventh grade, I discovered calligraphy and spent time in the library at school studying the books they had and practiced my hand lettering. I’m sure that I could pick up a calligraphy pen now, after all of these years, …

January 6, 2015

Seeing is Believing

How do you learn best? I’m a kinesthetic learner, although once I grasp a subject and have a tactile experience, I can absorb more information through reading and seeing examples. Wikipedia’s definition of the term: Kinesthetic Learning (also known as …

January 3, 2015

The Sunday Paper #36

Happy New Year! Here’s to a great year for all of us.

In the Studio: I’m hard at work creating a new artists’ book. Interluceo will pass through many hands. I am creating the watermarked cotton papers plus abaca sheets …

December 27, 2014

The Sunday Paper #35

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Did you catch the paper holiday decorations at The White House? Jen Lange created four Dioramas made from paper cutouts depicting winter scenes, which served as centerpieces …

December 23, 2014

Happy Holidays 2014!

Here’s a holiday card from me to you. Thanks to all of you who contributed words during the past 26 days – here they all are (most of them at least). And thanks to everyone for following along on my …

December 13, 2014

The Sunday Paper # 33

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As we head towards the beginning of another year, here’s a cool pop-up pull out calendar made from paper (as seen on Designboom). The only problem is, …

December 6, 2014

The Sunday Paper, 1 (32),

I’d call this revolutionary book design: a set of Harry Potter books with glow-in-the-dark covers and pop-up illustrations. These are the work Hungary-based student Kincső Nagy did for her BA degree. Wow! I can’t wait to see what she does …

December 2, 2014

Making a Drying Box


The following text is excerpted from my book The Papermaker’s Companion, with a few additions.

This restraint drying system is the highest-tech system I’ve seen, and it yields flat and dry papers in about 24 hours. I use …